Remember Who Got You Here!

  I am a few days past this year’s ‘expiration date’, yet I hope sharing a memory related to mothers never grow sour, or tired, or out of style. I am indebted to Diana at http://holisticwayfarer.com for the inspirational waves rising up off of the pages of her two posts connected to mothers- both her own and…

Anime Character Quartet

During the parade, I literally turned to say something to a friend sitting next to me and these four awesome creations kind of just happened!  Thankfully, I didn’t forget to raise the Nikon! K.L. © 2014

The Flute Player

…Another picture from my recent visit to The Cherry Blossom Festival. It is also another example of how much I like to observe first, and shoot the photo only when I feel I understand what I am looking at! This flute player was beautiful,enchanting and elegant  in that she moved with such sureness, precision, and…

Sakura: A Celebration of Life

This picture does not do justice to just how high up both of these men are. Once more, I almost didn’t get the shot because I found myself in such awe of the image they presented. The photo comes from the final day of the  Japanese Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Festival held in Northern California on…

Celebrating the Mighty Amazon

                I’ve always been a big fan of celebrations. This one, a celebration of Brazil and it’s world famous Carnival, is no exception. This float, as it made its way Down the street past screeching, flag-waving fans (myself included!), literally stopped the show. My picture/graphic representation can’t begin…

Carnival Celebration

… This picture makes me smile mostly because these beautiful women did not hesitate to celebrate each other. They actually looked like they were having fun and of course the huge crowd picked up on it and joined in by roaring their approval. The yearly Carnival celebration here in San Francisco’s Mission District is a…

More Music Creation With the iPad

I know, I’ve made my comments about ‘losing ourselves to our ever evolving technology’. Let me clarify, I believe it is our, and not ALL of our, over-fascination with the cell phone and its possibilities I wonder most about. You know, like the individual who walked off the train platform while TEXTING??? When it comes…